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11-26-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By cudak888

I've had some forks with traditional...

I've had some forks with traditional blade-bent-back damage which have had a bit of paint damage. Any cracking or paint loss has to be judged on the type of paint and its durability more than...
11-24-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By gearbasher

Not to get too graphic, but if I did what he did...

Not to get too graphic, but if I did what he did during the first half, I'd be nursing a hemorrhoid for a month.
11-20-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 256
Posted By hazetguy

From a Suntour '90 Model Bicycle Components...

From a Suntour '90 Model Bicycle Components Features & Specifications catalog:

...
11-14-22, 12:46 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,452
Posted By Camilo

Vitriol? Is that a men's hair styling cream?

Vitriol? Is that a men's hair styling cream?
11-13-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,059
Posted By CliffordK

Now mount your kickstand on your Colnago...

Now mount your kickstand on your Colnago Arabesque frame. And make sure you crank down on the bolt enough to flatten both chainstays.
11-12-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,452
Posted By rhm

Well, crap. I haven't been posting much lately...

Well, crap. I haven't been posting much lately and i completely forgot to make a stink about it. And here's this whole thread about vitriol... huh? I am afraid i have missed all the fun. Oh, well...
11-12-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14,956
Views: 3,647,533
Posted By Murray Missile

We have become a disposable society and one of...

We have become a disposable society and one of instant gratification. Use it up, throw it away and buy another nice new shiny one and sadly most consumer goods are manufactured to the same mentality....
10-25-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,618
Posted By ShannonM

The few times I rode them, 35 years ago now, I...

The few times I rode them, 35 years ago now, I felt like their effect was almost random. Sometimes, at some particular combination of grade, gear, wind, cadence, effort, fitness, weather, phase of...
10-20-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By Andy_K

Someone who works at a co-op asked a question...

Someone who works at a co-op asked a question like this about hubs in scrap wheels a while ago. What emerged was the fact that no matter how low you set the bar, there is someone on this forum who...
10-20-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 713
Posted By tcs

The plastic bike that made it to production: the...

The plastic bike that made it to production: the Itera

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/638x450/itera_sport_bc87c456ff914bc1d10beadeb122b0e2d0f035bc.jpg

And for those of...
10-14-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,298
Posted By SwimmerMike

Campagnolo Long Cage Friction

I can't believe I'm the first to bring up the most iconic and well loved rear derailleur of all time..... the Gran Turismo
10-13-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By Sierra

The Red Hand of Ulster.

The Red Hand of Ulster.
10-05-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 72,763
Views: 11,818,326
Posted By Clang

Jamis Cross Country - $50 (Victor, NY)...

Jamis Cross Country - $50 (Victor, NY)...
10-05-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,334
Posted By davester

This is a silly question since the answer depends...

This is a silly question since the answer depends on how many teeth the rings have, what the rear cog range is, whether you live in a hilly area or not, and what your gearing pattern is (half step,...
09-22-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14,956
Views: 3,647,533
Posted By Vonruden

Saved these fellas from the scrap yard. ...

Saved these fellas from the scrap yard.


https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/914f99d5_f838_450c_a29d_406eae4760a7_8e5e870a2ef9f5a7260e109a4864e1b806dffa7b.jpeg...
09-21-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 772
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

...or, make your own. It's really not that hard....

...or, make your own. It's really not that hard. I prefer thick...
09-21-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 772
Posted By thumpism

NIB and hiding in my garage. ...

NIB and hiding in my garage.

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09-17-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,302
Posted By Drillium Dude

If one were to take a survey of ages here, I'd...

If one were to take a survey of ages here, I'd wager over 70% are old coots (like me). As we die off, there are less and less of us interested in vintage bikes; I suspect it's always been this way....
09-14-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5,401
Views: 569,464
Posted By madpogue

Q: Why is a bottle opener incorporated into the...

Q: Why is a bottle opener incorporated into the Helicomatic lock ring tool?







A: Because they couldn't figure out a practical way to incorporate a corkscrew.
09-10-22, 11:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By randyjawa

They are not my bottles. They are our bottles! ...

They are not my bottles. They are our bottles!

Often times, the plastic bottles are carelessly discarded by human beings. Jamaica attracts a lot of tourists that, coupled with many local...
09-10-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,017
Posted By Wildwood

www.porkchopbmx.com :thumb: not the best web...

www.porkchopbmx.com :thumb:
not the best web design, IMHO :p, but for the variety of housings and solid cable products, it's where I have bought for years. Not one mistake. Maybe there are...
09-10-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,017
Posted By tkamd73

Yokozuna USA, and porkchopBMX. Tim

Yokozuna USA, and porkchopBMX.
Tim
09-06-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 584
Posted By unworthy1

DIY chain stay protectors ALU foil tape, a step-by-step

Some folks expressed interest when I mentioned that I stooped to making my own "homebrew" substitute chain stay protecteors, to fill the void left since nobody sells the Classic/Vintage thick...
08-27-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26,492
Views: 3,850,723
Posted By nlerner

Finished up the rehab of this Ď70 Sports the...

Finished up the rehab of this Ď70 Sports the other day. Paint is nicely preserved; chrome generally good except for the bars, which must have gone through the inferior chroming tank. Those are new...
08-25-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,855
Views: 398,062
Posted By SurferRosa

A yery young Leonard Cohen. ...

A yery young Leonard Cohen.


https://i.imgur.com/mmt1V2Y.png
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08-25-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 639
Posted By tmnguuyen

This is an excellent idea. Local exchange is the...

This is an excellent idea. Local exchange is the only cost effective way unless it is something uber rare.
08-24-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 312
Posted By 3alarmer

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dscf5703_df66e7ee4c56a446206c21e7be6ba91570bdac0c.jpg
Stripped...
08-24-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 312
Posted By clubman

This looks like a Birmingham frame with a Raleigh...

This looks like a Birmingham frame with a Raleigh fork. There was mix and match componentry around 59/60 when Raleigh Ti took over Dunelt and it's inventory. juvela mentioned this in the Dunelt...
08-23-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By Murray Missile

Honestly, I don't see a problem but then, I'm...

Honestly, I don't see a problem but then, I'm probably the last guy you should ask..... :o
08-23-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By Lbxpdx

Itís starting to look a little ridiculous

So I think Iíve bought 11 bikes in the last month, and Iíve only sold 3. Iíve obviously a problem(preference) for late 80ís/early 90ís MTBís. Non of these have cost me more than $150, most much...
08-19-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 753
Posted By iab

Steel to steel stuck is simple rust. Dip the...

Steel to steel stuck is simple rust. Dip the front end in Evaporust or a solution of oxalic acid for a day or two. Should do the job.

Also, the shape of the stem and that it is on a Bianchi says...
08-14-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By juvela

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avjdKTqiVvQ



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08-10-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By randyjawa

Great story! Though not sure, I just might have...

Great story! Though not sure, I just might have an original AGDA saddle for the bike, which would have been original issue back in the Peugeot's day. If I do and if she wants it, I would be happy...
08-10-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By markk900

Grail Bike - but not in the way you might think

I finally caught a grail bike today - a Peugeot AO-8 from 1974 or 75Ö. What! Are Markís standards so out of whack a lowly entry level bike boom Pug is a grail bike?

Let me explain: I have owned...
07-25-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5,401
Views: 569,464
Posted By oneclick

I knew I had one of those sets of shifters. ...

I knew I had one of those sets of shifters.

The bolt and nut you need are these:
...
07-22-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 72,763
Views: 11,818,326
Posted By SoCaled

Park Tool - PCS-1 Repair stand - $23 - Huntington...

Park Tool - PCS-1 Repair stand - $23 - Huntington Beach, CA
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/463340421870180/?ref=search&referral_code=null&referral_story_type=post
Wow, when it rains it...
07-20-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,260
Posted By P!N20

https://i.imgur.com/V5LROnu.png

https://i.imgur.com/V5LROnu.png
07-20-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,260
Posted By SurferRosa

Well, it's one more, isn't it? ...

Well, it's one more, isn't it?

​​​​​​https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/0/06/Spinal_Tap_-_Up_to_Eleven.jpg/330px-Spinal_Tap_-_Up_to_Eleven.jpg
07-19-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By verktyg

EVAPO-RUSTô Info

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/392x574/evapo_rust_45bcedaf9be1d778e33b4313dd25e60d9436b4a3.jpg
Back in the early 2000's I had some involvement with the folks that produced and...
07-19-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,006
Posted By nlerner

Concise as always, Vintage Schwinn.

Concise as always, Vintage Schwinn.
07-13-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 462,145
Posted By Wilbur76

Just completed this mid-80s Nishiki Bel Air....

Just completed this mid-80s Nishiki Bel Air. Digging the Suntour LePree 3 jockey wheel rear derailleur.
...
06-08-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By Kilroy1988

I'd like to mention that my fix is obviously...

I'd like to mention that my fix is obviously temporary. I already purchased a replacement strut that should have plenty of reach. I believe I cut this one down after fitting it to another bike years...
06-06-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 26,492
Views: 3,850,723
Posted By poetman

There's a four-part series on Stilltoe's...

There's a four-part series on Stilltoe's relationship with Raleigh

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dVVgTAJ2Qo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJrXiKFiEVk...
06-02-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By smontanaro

New thing I learned about USPS services today...

I had to box up some old tubulars to ship to rancho66 today. I've been using Pirate Ship for a while now (USPS and UPS) for a couple reasons. In addition to Priority Mail/Express service, they quote...
05-27-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 881
Posted By cooperryder

I also look forward to seeing your 1000 built up....

I also look forward to seeing your 1000 built up.

If you need the bars up taller I found this combo to work well for me.

Sunlite North Road bars...
05-10-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14,956
Views: 3,647,533
Posted By Mr. 66

The Flying Fortress, 7/16"= 1' or 1/28th scale,...

The Flying Fortress, 7/16"= 1' or 1/28th scale, 45" wingspan
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9073_b6f1341d93944b103f500c6dec37481025e26158.jpg...
04-29-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5,401
Views: 569,464
Posted By cudak888

ISO Shimano 7-speed freehub body for Hyperglide. ...

ISO Shimano 7-speed freehub body for Hyperglide.

Need this to get out of a jam. Offered to fix a neighbor's bike, and it's been one disaster after the other: First, the freewheel didn't arrive for...
04-25-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,446
Posted By nlerner

You people need to up your games: ...

You people need to up your games:
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x380/b9d1ee4e_d9af_4ab2_a7b1_f928901edcfb_311ec332b7cbceb37907c9fd049201b3fe59cebd.jpeg
04-20-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,855
Views: 398,062
Posted By Chombi1

I'd be really scared too if two real big,...

I'd be really scared too if two real big, muscular men in tights and capes were trying to teach me to ride a unicycle....
04-16-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,855
Views: 398,062
Posted By SurferRosa

Sartre ...

Sartre
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FIvqG0EWYAMFn8k.jpg
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